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The Ingalls Ophiolite Complex is a suprasubduction-zone ophiolite formed largely in a fracture-zone setting. Mantle tectonites are cut by a large, high-T shear zone overprinted by sheared serpentinite. Mafic complexes of ca. 161 Ma gabbro, sheeted dikes, and pillow lava occur as large blocks in the sheared serpentinite. An overlying Late Jurassic argillite unit contains minor chert, graywacke, and pebble conglomerate, along with lenses of ophiolite breccias. Detrital serpentinite forms some of these breccias, and mafic blocks in other breccias range up to hundreds of meters in diameter. Older basement is locally present in the ophiolite complex, includ ing...

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